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This "Science Now" feature from the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) television program "Nova" shows students how remote sensing by satellites can be used to monitor and evaluate hazards presented by glaciers as the climate becomes warmer, causing the glaciers to melt. The feature, which can be presented as a slide show, consists of 11 satellite images with brief written descriptions that explain such hazards as ice collapses and avalanches, flooding by meltwater, and bursting glacier lakes.

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    • Grade 1
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    Informal Education,Higher Education,Middle School,NSDL,Environmental science,Undergraduate (Lower Division),NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-111-908,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Social Sciences,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120118122529630T,High School,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Geoscience,Natural hazards

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    English

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